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What is Accreditation?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, accreditation in reference to education is defined as "official certification that a school, course, etc., has met standards laid down by external regulators; a professional endorsement or qualification of this kind. Also: the process of assessment and certification."

In the United States, becoming an institution of higher education, and having the right to grant degrees involves being accredited by an external body. Being accredited is more than the permission to grant degrees; it also demonstrates an institution's dedication to meeting and exceeding educational standards, while continually assessing, renewing, and revitalizing the meaning of higher education and the degrees it grants.

Accreditation at SUNY Delhi

SUNY Delhi is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).  Additional information regarding accreditation is available by contacting:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680
Phone:  267-284-5000

Along with being an accredited institution of higher education, SUNY Delhi also maintains accredited programs.  These programs are also evaluated by an external body, speaking on behalf of the profession it accredits.  To view a list of accredited programs, click HERE or on the Program Accreditations link on the left.

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Last Updated: 2/19/16